Secrets of havana’s
Our Torcedoras will take you on a journey of knowledge to the endless tobacco fields in South America. They have learned the craft in Cuba and know interesting things about the tradition: how is tobacco planted? How are the leaves harvested? How is a cigar rolled and best enjoyed? As a finale and highlight you can roll your own cigar under the guidance of our cigar rollers.
Produce your own Havana cigar! Cigar rolling is a profession with a long tradition and requires a good eye and a pronounced flair. Our Torcedoras will teach you the well-kept secrets of their craft in the workshop and will accompany you during the manufacturing process. Step by step you will roll the tobacco leaves into classy cigars.
The supreme art of a sommelier is the creation of aroma and flavours in perfect harmony. As a connoisseur of this craftsmanship, he knows exactly about the different cultivation and drying methods and how they influence the taste of a cigar. The sommelier assists the cigar rollers and provides valuable background information on the manufacturing process. His luggage contains a humidor with a wide range of exquisite brand cigars for both beginners and aficionados.
The Cuban dance style is far more than just a flowing motion. It is the expression of an intense and spirited way of life. Our dancers live this attitude towards life. All of them have completed their professional dance training in Cuba. Get carried away by the intoxicating choreographies!
CUBAN PAIR DANCE
When our dancing couples start off with Cha Cha, Son or Salsa, they steam up the stage. Let yourself be drawn in by the Cuban dance art and experience the fiery choreographies up close.
SALSA CRASH COURSE
No one is born a master! Seize the opportunity and take the step to the dance floor. Our professional dancers will introduce you step by step to Salsa dancing. Can you feel the rhythm of Cuba?
World famous drinks
Our barkeepers are fully familiar with the Cuban culinary culture and will put your taste buds to the test. Whether Mojito, Piña Colada, Cuba Libre or Daiquiri our bar team will prepare drinks that suit any taste. Pamper your palate with the finest spirits with a dash of exoticism.
TASTING WITH ARTHUR NÄGELE
Rum is associated with Cuba as is wine with France. The unbroken fascination for the Cuban spirit drink has always inspired Arthur Nägele to learn more about the traditional drink. The expert has a lifetime of knowledge about the production, tasting and consumption of rum, which he is happy to share in workshops and seminars.
From the dreamlike Caribbean beach directly to your event – let yourself be seduced by the fresh coconut water. Every sip from a nut recalls the flavours of the sea. In order to keep the show rolling, the Cocotero opens the coconut with the machete. A shot of rum added at the end makes the cocktail unique.
The Pina Colada has enjoyed great popularity for many years. Thanks to its fruity flavour and creamy texture, it has conquered the hearts of many cocktail fans. The Coladera ensures that the cocktail is a taste as well as a visual highlight. Therefore the exotic drink is served in a mini pineapple.
CUBAN TRIO UNPLUGGED
Engage a classic Cuban trio or quartet, as you can encounter in Cuba’s foyers and hotels. The formation plays songs from Buena Vista Social Club – Boleros, Son and Cha-Cha. The Trés, the Cuban guitar together with the singers take centre stage.
The repertoire of the five to twelve man band includes all the musical styles of the Caribbean island: from Buena Vista Social Club to contemporary Cuban Timba. The musicians have already performed with various international salsa stars, amongst others with the “Queen of Salsa”, Celia Cruz.
Miradas - photo tour
Viva Cuba! Corrado Filipponi is a professional photographer and takes you on a visual travel jewel to the authentic Cuba. The photo show unveils remote areas, where interesting encounters and unique stories originate. Corrado Filipponi was invited to the tobacco fields of cigar baron Don Alejandro Robaina. Further he joined a pest controller on his way through the smoky houses of Havana and made many more exciting experiences. In his public appearances Corrado Filipponi is authentic, which makes him a popular live speaker. He conveys his large travel experience uncomplicated and straightforward.